Archives Assistant Resume Samples

The main duty of an Archives Assistant is to assist the archives staff with their basic archival duties including preservation, reference, processing, and more. The job description entails assisting to increase the availability of research materials. Duties relating to this post are listed on the Archives Assistant Resume as – handling filing and photocopying; maintaining proper care and maintenance of all documents handled; creating finding aids; handling data entry; processing stamping work; preparing materials for preservation work; participating in reviews of projects and assignments, and ensuring the goals and policies of the archives are promoted.

The nature of the work demands the following skills and abilities – basic computer skills; flexible to changing situations; reliability and responsible; the ability to accept supervision; interest in history; capability to perform repetitive tasks, multiple tasking skills; and good organizational skills. A degree is not a mandatory requirement, however, possessing one will be useful.

Archives Assistant Resume example

Archives Assistant Resume

Objective : An energetic individual with over a decade of domestic and international experience in multiple facets of the industry. Currently seeking a position in a heritage, luxury brand company, which takes the best advantage of the experience, skills, and education.

Skills : Word, PowerPoint, Excel, AS400, NetSuite, Language, Quality Control, Operations, Product Development, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Sorted through files and archive them into the computer.
    2. Helped search for old article collections to bring up to current anniversaries of the newspaper that they needed.
    3. Provided historical information to various departments including the counterparts.
    4. Handled stock, consigned, and corporate collection pieces, including inspections, shipping, and occasional transport.
    5. Listened to recorders of interviews and had to type out the conversations.
    6. Packaged newspapers to be sent out to subscribers.
    7. Helped with editing and finding mistakes in the drafts of the newspapers before they got published.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
HS


Archives Assistant Resume

Headline : Archives Assistant with over 6 years' experience working in both the public and private sectors. Diplomatic, personable, and adept at managing sensitive situations. Highly organized, self-motivated, and proficient with computers.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, ProTools.

Description :

    1. Created and maintained order in large records and manuscript collections.
    2. Evaluated acquisitions for historical value.
    3. Arranged and describe museum and manuscript collections.
    4. Wrote detailed finding aids; includes research and writing of biographical and organizational histories.
    5. Provided physical and electronic access using Archivist's Toolkit, DACS, and Dublin Core.
    6. Assistant curator of exhibits utilizing artifacts and archival materials.
    7. Participated in the digitization of heritage collections.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Writing & Book Publishing


Archives Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeking to obtain a position that will apply the skills that have acquired through university training and previous employment, and couple that with an organization that will assist to develop further as a valued resource. To demonstrate that one is capable of meeting or exceeding those challenges faced in the pursuit of company objectives.

Skills : Management, Communication, Customer Relations, Computer, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Organized and filed historical collections from donated influential people of the immediate community.
    2. Responsible for developing and in some instances creating inventory sheets for all the materials that comprised collection.
    3. Assisted with locating files and collections for patrons from the archives, and presented the materials to them with an explanation to them of the information contained on the plat maps.
    4. Collaborated with fellow colleagues to develop improved ways of organizing historical materials, and seek solutions for a problem that arose during the processing of a historical collection.
    5. Increased understanding of a call number system used in the archive system and how it has been applied in the record-keeping process.
    6. Took a leadership role in making decisions on the processing aspects of all the collections.
    7. Reordered files to an archival system.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Arts and Science

Archives Assistant Resume

Objective : Archives Assistant with 4+ years of experience, seeking to obtain a position in which one can accompany guests with questions, scheduling, and documentation in a knowledgeable and professional matter of the company's expectations, resulting in a great helpful experience of which will be recommended by others.

Skills : Customer Service, Graphic Design, Book Design, Editing, Book Editing, Ebook Design.

Description :

    1. Filed federal court documents, maintained security an organization of private and sensitive information such as social security numbers, and vital records data.
    2. Lifted and carried many 40-50 lb boxes up and downstairs into >3000-4000 sq ft modules.
    3. Memorized location data, and numbers, also fulfilled quota of 27 files per hr.
    4. Assisted with scanning, cataloging, and managing online records for photography, city council materials, and other media held by the city.
    5. Chose materials to catalog based on their value and need, in order to maintain a well-rounded repository of information.
    6. Completed a major project to streamline online photography archive offerings, which required the reduction of 16,000 digital photographs from the collections.
    7. Performed an audit of incompletely archived materials, in order to add or correct digital images and descriptions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in History

Archives Assistant Resume

Summary : Hard-working, open, and excited to learn new skills, and take on new duties and tasks. A prolific speaker who is interested in studies and research. Seeking a position that will lead to permanent placement, and longevity.

Skills : Millennium Circulation, Millennium Cataloging, Customer Service, MS Office, Data Entry, Quick Learner, Server.

Description :

    1. Wrote a procedural manual for archival processing, arrangement, description, and preservation practices.
    2. Trained new staff in reference and processing procedures.
    3. Provided in-person and remote reference services.
    4. Appraised and processed approximately 40 linear feet and created several finding aids using the Archivists' Toolkit.
    5. Inventoried and appraised three existing collections.
    6. Performed clerical and administrative functions, answered phone calls, scheduled appointments, and tours, assisted with presentations, coordinated inner-office communication and projects.
    7. Processed and maintained special collections of manuscripts, photographs, clothing, artifacts, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Instrumental Performance

Archives Assistant Resume

Summary : Highly personable professional with over eleven years of experience in various ways of serving the community or clientele. To organizing data and provide a concise description of that data are the specialties. Open to working with textual documents, as well.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe PhotoshopCS3, Adobe InDesign CS3, Adobe Bridge, Basic HTML.

Description :

    1. Responsible for assisting Archives Director with the preservation, cataloging, research, and retrieval of historical materials related to the history of the college.
    2. Worked with the public in making the Archives available for use by students, staff, and scholars.
    3. Responsible for the scanning, filing, and entering of collection items into the archival database.
    4. Assisted with the creation and mailing of the Archives monthly newsletter.
    5. Assisted in the maintaining of the Archives website and database.
    6. Completed a major project to streamline online photography archive offerings, which required the reduction of 16,000 digital photographs from the collections.
    7. Performed an audit of incompletely archived materials, in order to add or correct digital images and descriptions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS in Information Science

Archives Assistant Resume

Headline : Reliable, driven, work-focused professional. Willing to learn new concepts and skills and adapt to ever-changing environments. Eager to support the company in building an impeccable reputation by providing top-class customer support.

Skills : Digital Archives, Archival Research, Digitization.

Description :

    1. Cataloged and photographed pieces for the collection.
    2. Planned and organized a poetry reading.
    3. Printed posters and invitations on the letterpress.
    4. Conducted research into the authenticity of antique jewels.
    5. Presented archival preservation methods to university archives classes.
    6. Digitization of open-reel tapes, setting up readings including working audio and some camera work, XML data for website content, and training interns.
    7. Assisted researchers as needed to travel to locations around the country to ship.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    MA in History

    Archives Assistant Resume

    Objective : Archival Assistant and document control specialist building corporate legacies by collecting, preserving, and sharing the records and assets that demonstrate brand mission and values. Interest in reprographic equipment, archival preservation, including textiles, artifacts, and digital preservation, utilizing skills learned through both corporate and nonprofit experience.

    Skills : Customer Service, Research, Microsoft Office, Archivists Toolkit.

    Description :

      1. Aided Archivists in the supervision of the temporary employees.
      2. Monitored office supply needs and ordering needed materials.
      3. Produced clear and well-written letters and memos.
      4. Conducted various research projects, including much of the background.
      5. Hosted tours of the archival facility, trained new interns, created a training manual for incoming interns on the use of archival practices and technologies.
      6. Created a spreadsheet of artifact inventory in order to better organize the collection thereby finding a more advantageous use of space/storage, saving the archive money.
      7. Organized files, documents, and records from employees as well as categorizing equipment for operations.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      BA in English

      Archives Assistant Resume

      Summary : A professional administrative individual with account management, collections, and billing expertise. Accurate and detail-oriented. Effortlessly adapts to new processes and procedures.

      Skills : Microsoft Office, Most Adobe, Pro Tools, Proofreading, Editing, Publishing, Fact-checking.

      Description :

        1. Secured hundreds of new clients, managed client accounts for credit information, and debts with the company.
        2. Researched biographical content for Voices of the walking tour.
        3. Processed archival paper documents for the Preservation Chapel.
        4. Created acid-free folder labels and convert files to them.
        5. Created finders' aids for both digital and hard copy files.
        6. Organized subjects/exhibitions lists & indexes of cultural value in the Hispanic.
        7. Maintained records to calculate the amount of storage required.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        7-10 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Management
        Education
        Education
        BA in Management

        Archives Assistant Resume

        Summary : Motivated, personable business professional with the ability to quickly solve complex situations while maintaining a positive attitude. Organizing data and providing a concise description of that data are the specialties.

        Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe PhotoshopCS3, Adobe InDesign CS3, Adobe Bridge, Basic HTML & CSS, Quark Xpress.

        Description :

          1. Handled research requests from the faculty, also supervised interns and work-study.
          2. Directed acquisition and physical arrangement of new materials.
          3. Gave instruction on the proper handling of materials and provided knowledge of the records relevant to individual researchers' needs.
          4. Organized collections and produced finding aids using Microsoft Word.
          5. Assisted with research on copyright and ownership issues.
          6. Completed the re-housing and condition assessment of 35 mm slides in the photo archives collection.
          7. Wrote and prepared catalog entries and finding aids.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Senior
          Education
          Education
          MS in Information Science